The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 581 595 555
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 44 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.047% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.97% 0.51% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 23
Median daily rate £450 £431 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £658 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £451
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £51.17 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-30.62% +23.30%
JSP 440
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4559 4669 4551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.26% 9.18% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2956 3053 2845
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 168 188
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Histogram in England

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 10 £525 -27.58%
South West +5 10 £408 -6.32%
South East -6 10 £450 +5.26% 1
North East -49 8 £500 +32.54%
East of England +17 4 £306 -
West Midlands - 2 £348 -
JSP 440
UK

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 54 (65.06%) Security Cleared
2 35 (42.17%) SC Cleared
3 31 (37.35%) Windows
4 30 (36.14%) ITIL
5 28 (33.73%) Project Management
5 28 (33.73%) DV Cleared
6 27 (32.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 25 (30.12%) Firewall
8 23 (27.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 22 (26.51%) CLAS
9 22 (26.51%) Information Security
9 22 (26.51%) Cisco
10 21 (25.30%) CESG
10 21 (25.30%) CESG Certified Professional
11 20 (24.10%) RMADS
11 20 (24.10%) Linux
12 19 (22.89%) CISSP
13 18 (21.69%) VMware
13 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (21.69%) Information Assurance
14 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
15 16 (19.28%) C
16 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
17 14 (16.87%) ITIL V3
18 13 (15.66%) Unix
18 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
18 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
18 13 (15.66%) F5
19 12 (14.46%) Telecoms

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.64%) iPlanet
1 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.82%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.12%) Firewall
2 11 (13.25%) SAN
3 9 (10.84%) VoIP
4 8 (9.64%) BIG-IP
4 8 (9.64%) LAN
5 7 (8.43%) WAN
6 6 (7.23%) Internet
6 6 (7.23%) SNMP
6 6 (7.23%) VPN
7 5 (6.02%) DHCP
7 5 (6.02%) DNS
8 4 (4.82%) LDAP
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.41%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.41%) FTP
9 2 (2.41%) NAS
9 2 (2.41%) Network Security
9 2 (2.41%) OSPF
9 2 (2.41%) SSH
10 1 (1.20%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) GIS
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Military
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Architect
2 13 (15.66%) Consultant
3 12 (14.46%) Coordinator
3 12 (14.46%) Project Coordinator
4 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Security Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 6 (7.23%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) CISSP Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.61%) CISSP Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Governance Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Information Security Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Information Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Network Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) JSP
2 7 (8.43%) J2EE
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.20%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) CESG
2 11 (13.25%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.02%) PKI
5 4 (4.82%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.41%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.41%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.41%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.20%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.20%) RIA
7 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.35%) Windows
2 20 (24.10%) Linux
3 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
5 13 (15.66%) Unix
6 8 (9.64%) AIX
6 8 (9.64%) Solaris
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) ITIL
2 28 (33.73%) Project Management
3 22 (26.51%) Information Security
4 18 (21.69%) Information Assurance
5 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
6 14 (16.87%) ITIL V3
7 11 (13.25%) Migration
7 11 (13.25%) Six Sigma
8 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (10.84%) TOGAF
10 8 (9.64%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (9.64%) QMS
11 7 (8.43%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.23%) Service Management
13 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.02%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (6.02%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (6.02%) Scrum
13 5 (6.02%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) C
2 9 (10.84%) SQL
3 8 (9.64%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (65.06%) Security Cleared
2 35 (42.17%) SC Cleared
3 28 (33.73%) DV Cleared
4 22 (26.51%) CLAS
5 21 (25.30%) CESG Certified Professional
6 19 (22.89%) CISSP
7 6 (7.23%) Degree
7 6 (7.23%) IISP
8 5 (6.02%) ISSAP
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.61%) CISM
10 2 (2.41%) CCNA
10 2 (2.41%) CCNP
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.20%) CISA
11 1 (1.20%) CREST Certified
11 1 (1.20%) ISEB
11 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 23 (27.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (24.10%) RMADS
4 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
5 7 (8.43%) SLA
6 5 (6.02%) COBIT
6 5 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.41%) GxP
8 1 (1.20%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (9.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (7.23%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) SCOM
3 5 (6.02%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.02%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (6.02%) WSUS
4 4 (4.82%) OpenView
5 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Cisco
2 18 (21.69%) VMware
3 13 (15.66%) F5
3 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.25%) HP
5 8 (9.64%) BEA
5 8 (9.64%) CA
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle
5 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.64%) Sun
6 7 (8.43%) Symantec
7 6 (7.23%) Intel Security
8 5 (6.02%) Acronis
9 4 (4.82%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.82%) Cognos
9 4 (4.82%) NetApp
9 4 (4.82%) Opsware
10 3 (3.61%) Veeam
11 2 (2.41%) EMC
11 2 (2.41%) Qualys